Banking and capital markets

Vietnam Report has officially announced the list of Top 10 Vietnamese commercial banks in 2017. This is an annual event that has received special attention from bankers since the first…
In the past 8 months, estimately, FDI projects were disbursed $8.5 billion, increasing by 7.6% in comparison with the same period of 2014. According to Foreign Investment Agency (Ministry of…
Towards the anniversary of Independence Day September 2, a short-term loan program for domestic currency with a preferential interest rate for businesses will be performed from August 21 to December…
The State Bank of Vietnam increased exchange rate by 1% and expands exchange rate band to 1% on August 19. Commenting on this, Mr. Pham Hong Hai-General Director of HSBC…
On August 19, 2015, the State Bank of Vietnam has decided to adjust exchange rate USD/VND. Accordingly, the average inter-bank VND/USD exchange rate increases from 21.673 to 21.890 (by +1%),…
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) recently issued Circular 36/2014/TT-NHNN on capital adequacy and liquidity requirements for commercial banks. Circular 36 is said to have an impact on the stock…
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in the last month consecutively approved the capital raising proposals of all four banks, including Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OCB), Nam A Commercial…
From April 01, 2014, the charges applied to the auction sale of securities according to the Securities Law will be promulgated in Circular No. 09/2014/TT-BTC issued by Ministry of Finance.
The State bank of Vietnam has just issued new Circular No. 09/2014/TT-NHNN providing on classification of assets, levels and method of setting up of risk provisions, and use of provisions against…
On  February 18, 2014, Moody's issued the report about the outlook of banking system in 2014, which assessed the bad debt ratio of the banking system of Vietnam must be…
On December 31, 2013, the Government issued Decree No. 222/2013/ND-CP on cash payment (Decree 222). This Decree shall take effect from 01/3/2014.
On December 31, 2013, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued Circular No. 35/2013/TT-NHNN guiding the implementation of some provisions on the prevention of money laundering.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) held a conference to work out the tasks for the banking sector in 2014 in Hanoi on December 18. The conference was attended by…
On December 24, 2013, the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued the Document No.  9618/NHNN-PHKQ on strengthening the safety of bank in the Lunar New Year…
This is one of the content in the system development plan in 2014 "Conference for member of government bond markets" in Hanoi held by the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) in…
It is one of 10 important tasks in October and Quarter IV/2013 announced by the representative of Ministry of Finance at a conference, on October 10, 2013.
On 7/8/2013, at the Government Office, the Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has met the Director of World Bank in Vietnam (WB), Ms. Victoria Kwakwa. At the meeting, on…